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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.